Property Development: Isle of Dogs:Written question - 60881

Asked by Apsana Begum
(Poplar and Limehouse)

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Asked on: 17 June 2020
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Property Development: Isle of Dogs
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether his Department conducted an Equalities Impact Assessment of his decision to grant planning permission for the Westferry Printworks site, PA/18/01877/A1 before Tower Hamlets Council made changes to its Community Infrastructure Levy.
Answered by: Christopher Pincher
Answered on: 22 June 2020

The Secretary of State’s Decision Letter of 14 January and the Inspector’s Report, set out the reasons for the decision, including in relation to the Community Infrastructure Levy and the implications of providing the proposed quantum and type of affordable housing.

The proposed development would have provided nearly 300 new affordable homes and a brand new school for the local community.

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